TheIndian EXPRESS LATE CITY, 16 PAGES, JAIPUR, `5.00 ● WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018 ● WWW.INDIANEXPRESS.COM DAILY FROM: AHMEDABAD, CHANDIGARH, DELHI, JAIPUR, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PUNE, VADODARA JOURNALISM OF COURAGE TRUMP MEETS KIM JONG-UN Kim vows denuclearisation if North’s security is guaranteed Sanctions on North Korea over n-tests will remain for now Trump says will halt US military exercises in South Past behind them, a big step forward Together, preparing to disrupt the Asian order MARK LANDLER SINGAPORE, JUNE 12 BUSINESS AS USUAL BY UNNY ‘Defaming RSS’: Charges framed against Rahul MOHAMED THAVER BHIWANDI, JUNE 12 A BHIWANDI court in Maharashtra Tuesday framed charges against Congress president Rahul Gandhi for allegedly making defamatory remarks against the RSS at an election rally in 2014. While Rahul pleaded not guilty, charges were framed afterRajeshKunte,secretaryof the Bhiwandi unit of the RSS, filed a complaint against Rahul for saying that the RSS was responsible for the assassination of MahatmaGandhi.Thecourtalso agreed to conduct the case as a detailed summons trial and not a summary trial following an CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 8 THEEDITORIAL PAGE US PRESIDENT Donald Trump shook hands with Kim Jong-un of North Korea Tuesday and offered a major concession during the first summit meeting between their nations, a momentous step in an improbable courtship between the world’s largest nuclear power and the most reclusive one. Brash,impulsiveleaderswho only a few months ago taunted each other across a nuclear abyss, Trump and Kim set aside their threats in a gamble that for now, at least, personal diplomacy can counteract decades of enmity and distrust. Emerging from a day of talks in Singapore and speaking to reporters for more than an hour, Trump said that he was suspending joint military exercises with South Korean forces and that he was confident Kim wouldbegindismantlinghisnuclear arsenal “very quickly.” But Trump said economic sanctions against the North would remain in place until the North did more. Trump’s decision to suspend the war games — which he described as “very expensive” but also“veryprovocative”giventhe continuing negotiations — appeared to take South Korea by surprise. C RAJA MOHAN SINGAPORE, JUNE 12 US President Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un leave after a signing ceremony Tuesday at the Capella resort on Sentosa island in Singapore. AP/PTI 7 WORLD It was the latest twist in the internationaldramaoverthefate of the North’s nuclear programme and a complete reversalbytheTrumpadministration, which had previously said the exercises were important to defendanallyandnotnegotiable.It was also a remarkable bet by TrumpthathecanpersuadeKim to follow through on pledges to surrender his nuclear weapons thatarealmostidenticaltothose the North has made — and bro- Suspected shooter in Lankesh killing held, police say he has a crime record JOHNSON TA BENGALURU, JUNE 12 THEKARNATAKAPolicehavearrested Parshuram Ashok Wagmare,thesuspectedshooter in the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh,whowasgunneddown outside her house in Bengaluru in September last year. Wagmare, police claimed, has a record of communal crimes and is allegedly affiliated to radical right-wing groups. From the Sindhagi region of Vijayapura district, Wagmare (26) alias Parashu, alias Kohli, alias Builder, worked in his uncle’s utensils store in Sindhagi and was produced in a Bengaluru court Tuesday. A Special Investigation Team, probing the murder, submitted a statement from Wagmare admitting his involvement in the shooting of Gauri Lankesh. Sources said Wagmare has a criminalrecordinKarnatakaand was one of six men associated with the radical right-wing Sri Rama Sena arrested for hoisting the Pakistan flag in Sindhagi townin2012inanattempttofoment communal trouble. “InconnectionwiththeGauri Lankeshcase,theSIThasarrested oneParshuramWagmare,sonof Ashok Wagmare, aged 26 years, fromSindhagi.Hewasproduced before the 3rd ACMM Court and CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 ken — in the past. “We’re very proud of what took place today,” Trump said. “I think our whole relationship withNorthKoreaandtheKorean Peninsula is going to be a very much different situation than it has in the past.” In a televised ceremony in which the two leaders signed a joint statement, Kim thanked Trump for making their face-toface talks possible. “We had a CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 INSIDE ● 2 COPS KILLED, 10 CRPF MEN INJURED IN VALLEY, PAGE 5 ● DRAFT REPORT ON NOTE BAN DIVIDES HOUSE PANEL, PAGE 5 ● MANDATORY LECTURES BY ‘SAINTS’, PAGE 3 MANYLEADERSpromisefundamental changes in the existing order, but only a few get to have a shot at it. US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un might be among those few. At their much anticipated summit meeting here Tuesday, Trump and Kim Jongun have begun an unprecedented effort to dismantle a seven-decade-old conflict in the Korean Peninsula. Working together with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump andKimaregettingreadytoturn Asian geopolitics inside out. The story of the summit between Trump and Kim began as anarrownarrativeonde-nuking North Korea. It has now turned intoanextraordinarytaleofturning sworn enemies — Washington and Pyongyang — into friends, healing the tragic partitionof theKoreanPeninsula, and reducing American forward military presence in East Asia. CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 High profile guru Bhaiyyuji Maharaj takes his own life MILIND GHATWAI BHOPAL, JUNE 12 IN AN apparent suicide, spiritual leaderBhaiyyujiMaharajwason Tuesday found dead with a gunshot wound in his temple at his SilverSpringColonyresidencein Indore. In a short note believed to be left behind by him, Bhaiyyujitalkedaboutstressand beingfedupwithlife,butdidnot spell out a reason for the same. The50-year-oldwasaformer model and worked as a marketing executive before taking to preaching, a calling that gave him immense clout and a following cutting across political KHUSHBOO NARAYAN In complaint to court, ED names his father, sister and brother MUMBAI, JUNE 12 THEENFORCEMENTDirectorate (ED) has found that absconding diamond jeweller Nirav Modi’s brother Nehal Modi “knowingly and intentionally” assisted him in concealing the alleged laundering of money and “destroying evidence”, while his sister Purvi Modi was an “active participantinthegenerationof pro- ceeds of crime” and Modi’s father Deepak Modi “assisted the activity of money laundering knowingly”. Detailing the role of Nehal Modi, the ED, in its complaint to Regulator vs debt manager BY ILA PATNAIK AFTER WE DIE, WHO TAKES CARE OF OUR CHALLENGED CHILD? HOME SWEET HOME Kamalasan and Sarojini with their daughter Priya THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 12 FORYEARS,retiredschoolteachers N Kamalasan (77) and C K Sarojini (71) worried about the future of their only daughter, an intellectuallychallengedperson. Whowouldtakecareof heronce they were gone? Last Friday, the couple found an answer. They handed over one of their houses to the Kerala government, asking it to convert the property into a centre for the challenged women and accommodatetheir37-year-olddaugh- lines, mostly in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. It was Bhaiyyuji who mediated between Anna Hazare and the UPA governmentduringhisanti-corruption fast in 2011 in Delhi and CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Others in family helped Nirav launder money, destroy evidence: ED to court ● PAGE ONE ANCHOR SHAJU PHILIP He recently said no to MP offer of ministerial rank ter at that facility. Attesting the demand of Kamalasan, Kerala Social Welfare Department took over the building and 83 cents of land at Kayila village in Kollam district. The property, with a twostoreyed house, has a market value of Rs 3 crore. Social Welfare Minister K K Shylaja said the house would soonbeconvertedintoarehabilitation centre for intellectually challenged women. At present, thehousecanaccommodateten people. It will be furnished with facilities for 50 women. On the request of Kamalasan CONTINUED ON PAGE 2 Jaipur the court, said,”...after the crisis (the Rs 13,500-crore scam at Punjab National Bank), Nehal Modi, brother of Mr Nirav Modi destroyed all the cell phones of alldummydirectorsinDubaiand HongKongandarrangedfortheir tickets to Cairo — a safe haven”. The Indian Express had earlier reportedthatNiravModihadcreated over 15 dummy companies overseas to allegedly rotate the fundsacquiredthroughlettersof CONTINUED ON PAGE 2
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